Caché Evaluation FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions about the free Caché Evaluation software
The Caché evaluation software is a fully functional, non-expiring, single-user version of the InterSystems Caché® database. It includes all of the development and deployment capabilities of larger Caché implementations except the ability to network with other Caché systems and to connect terminals, instruments, or similar external input devices. Although it is limited to a single user, the Caché evaluation version can run twelve concurrent processes.
The Caché evaluation software is available for Windows, Mac OS X, Red Hat Linux, and SUSE Linux. Commercial licenses for Caché run on other platforms as well. See the latest Supported Platforms document for a complete list.
Our experience is that, once an application developer gets a chance to use Caché, he or she will quickly discover how productive it is and will go on to build excellent applications.
No. It is for evaluation purposes only. For developing and deploying commercial applications, you must purchase a Caché license. Please call us toll-free at +1.800.753.2571, or contact your local InterSystems office to discuss your needs.
Yes. If you need technical support, you may email our support team, link or phone the Worldwide Response Center at +1.617.621.0700, twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.
Yes. Caché includes a complete online documentation set, which also contains tutorials on a variety of Caché topics.
We upgrade the evaluation version every time there is a major release of Caché. That happens roughly twice a year.
Simply return to the Caché download page and download (or request a DVD of) the new evaluation version of Caché.